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Respect and Responsibility | by Linda Brendle

Published in the Rains County Leader on June 28, 2016:

Two men in living room watching television and cheeringLast Sunday afternoon, David and I were invited to a late lunch with friends in honor of Father’s Day. As often happens at this kind of event, the men gathered in the living room in front of a televised sports event, and the women gathered in the kitchen.

The hostess related a story about a friend who wasn’t present. It group-women-preparing-food-kitchen-happy-couple-34070393seems that he made a deal with his children. If they would address their elders as “Sir” and “Ma’am” for an entire month, they would receive a reward of some kind. He was delighted to pay up when they were successful. (more…)

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